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Found March 28, 2014 on NFL Draft Diamonds:
According to CSN Bay Area, the Oakland Raiders have agreed to terms with free-agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew, per two league sources. The terms of the contract were not immediately disclosed. The report adds that MJD is scheduled to undergo a physical and will sign the contract Friday morning. The post Raiders have agreed to terms with Maurice Jones-Drew appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.

Oakland Raiders still looking to spend on free agents

The Oakland Raiders have already signed eight new players and traded for a ninth since the start of free agency. They have not handed out any really big contracts other than the one voided when Rodger Saffold failed his physical, but they haven’t been bringing in bargain basement deals either. The Raiders have added LaMarr Woodley, Justin Tuck, Antonio Smith, Tarrell Brown, Austin...

Report: DeSean Jackson interested in playing for the Raiders

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  former Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is interested in playing for the Oakland Raiders. Now, several teams are interested in DeSean Jackson, including his old coach Andy Reid’s. Will the pull from Oakland beat that out? — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 29, 2014 DeSean Jackson has a business decision. Curious to see if his...

Charles Woodson wants the Raiders to sign Desean Jackson

Charles Woodson on Desean Jackson: "A guy as talented as he is, when u have that opportunity to bring him in, I think you take a shot at it" — 95.7 The GAME (@957thegame) March 28, 2014 Jackson is from the area and the Raiders have the funds to offer him an appropriate contract. If the Raiders can get past Jackson’s off the field issues then it is very possible. var...

Raiders sign former Packers DE C.J. Wilson

The Oakland Raiders announced on Friday that they’ve signed former Packers defensive end C.J. Wilson. The Oakland Raiders have signed DE C.J. Wilson. pic.twitter.com/UzFTx44YWE — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) March 28, 2014 Wilson’s best season was in 2012 when he had 24 tackles and 2.5 sacks. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...

Desean Jackson is getting tons of love from Raiders fans on twitter

I have watched some serious fan bases but the Oakland Raiders fans are amazing. Tonight the fan base has been tweeting #DJaxToOakland and it is trending. A matter of fact my entire timeline on twitter had a tweet at one point woth the hashtag attached. Well Raiders fans your love is working. According to Eric […] The post Desean Jackson is getting tons of love from Raiders fans...

Raiders offered Jared Allen the highest contract

Five-time Pro Bowler Jared Allen was willing to retire if he didn’t receive the compensation he felt he deserved.  But the veteran pass rusher passed on the largest offer he received. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday on “NFL Total Access” that the Oakland Raiders offered Allen a contract that would pay him $9 million per year. Allen signed with the Chicago...

Charles Woodson: “I fully expect to be in the playoffs this year”

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Raiders safety Charles Woodson told 95.7 The Game on Friday that he expects to be in the playoffs next season. “I fully expect to be in the playoffs this year,” said Woodson. I think the Raiders have a shot.  People don’t realize how weak the AFC is.   Need NFL Tickets? ...

Oakland Raiders: Charles Woodson Expects team to make Playoffs in 2014

The Oakland Raiders re-signed Charles Woodson this offseason, and the veteran defensive back expects major improvements this year. The Raiders were one of the worst teams in the league last year, but Woodson expects Oakland to be back in the playoffs next year. Charles Woodson: “I fully expect to be in the playoffs this year.” #Raiders #RaiderNation — 95.7 The GAME (@957thegame...

Top Five Oakland Raiders currently under contract

The Oakland Raiders roster is far from being complete. General manager Reggie McKenzie is likely to sign at least a couple of more free agents and then there is the draft class and McKenzie’s beloved undrafted free agents. In addition, there is always the chance the Raiders still bring back some of their own free agents like defensive tackle Pat Sims. But even with a large number...

Maurice Jones-Drew to visit Oakland Raiders

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, ex-Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will visit the Oakland Raiders tonight, and tomorrow as well. Maurice Jones-Drew is visiting the #Raiders tonight and tomorrow, per source. Wow. Could get serious. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 27, 2014 Jones-Drew, who also visited the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets, is from the Bay...

Will Matt Schaub succeed in Oakland?

Matt Schaub had a really tough year in 2013; he had such a bad year the Houston Texans decide to move on from him being their franchise QB, just one year after signing a huge extension. The Oakland Raiders have bet big on Schaub still being able to produce at a high level. The question is will Matt Schaub succeed in Oakland? The first problem I see with Schaub playing for the Raiders...

Raiders Get MJD on Three Year Deal

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images Maurice Jones-Drew is homeward bound as he has agreed with the Oakland Raiders on a three-year deal to bring him back to his hometown.  After a stellar career with the Jacksonville Jaguars in which MJD was among the best running backs in the game, Jones-Drew was hit by a wave of injuries and last year he averaged under 3.5 yards per carry. For running...

Oakland Raiders Have Strong Interest in Former Eagles WR DeSean Jackson

The Oakland Raiders are among the teams interested in former Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver and Cal Alum DeSean Jackson. While Jackson hasn’t made his decision as of writing this article, it is now known that the Raiders are among the teams with “strong interest” in the former Cal standout, who had a personal best 1,332 yards receiving in 2013 with 9 touchdown receptions...

Raiders Rumors: 'Good chance' Oakland signs Maurice Jones-Drew

In his first six seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Maurice Jones-Drew was among the best running backs in the NFL. In the last two seasons, Drew has battled injuries and seen his play take a deep decline. Now a free agent, he has drawn little interest and will only be limited to one-year offers.One team who has shown interest in Jones-Drew is the Oakland Raiders and they are...

Raiders and DeSean Jackson have mutual interest

The Oakland Raiders and free agent wide receiver DeSean Jackson share mutual interest in one another. Prior to being released by the Eagles, Jackson let ie be known he would entertain a signing with the Raiders who were his favorite team growing up. According to NFL.com’s Ian Rpoport the Raiders share interest in the wide receiver. There are numerous teams who could improve their...
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Report: Greg Oden's alcohol abuse was an issue for Heat

Free agent Greg Oden NBA career has not been what we all thought it would be when he was drafted #1 back in 2007. Oden has been dealing with injuries since he came into the league, but now he may have a more serious problem. Back in August, Oden was arrested for felony battery charges after he allegedly punched his ex-girlfriend in the face. Oden admitted that he had been drinking...
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Adrian Peterson: 'I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser'

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Yankees bench Derek Jeter

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Chris Davis helps flip truck over after accident on highway

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RG3: MRI results negative, no fracture

When Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III seemed to suffer a catastrophic lower-leg injury against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday indications were that he would miss the entire season with a dislocated ankle.  The embattled quarterback is now telling us to hold up on rushing to a conclusion here. According to the Washington Post, RGIII indicated that he does...
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Kaepernick on language flag: ‘I didn’t say anything’

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Vikings: Adrian Peterson to return to team, play in Week 3

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Jets' Mornhinweg says referee made error by calling timeout

The New York Jets could have made a game-tying touchdown in the match against the Packers, however, a timeout error of course made the situation complicated for the Jets, as usual. Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg commented on the timeout that was called after Geno Smith hit the game-tying touchdown on fourth down in the final minutes. But, the play was “negated,”...
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